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Abraham Bloemaert (b. 1566 - d. 1651)

1610
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Paulus Moreelse (Dutch, 1571–1638)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 185; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 372 I/II; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.9 × 22.8 cm (12 9/16 × 9 in.)

Accession Number

M26842

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in oval frame surrounding portrait: ABRAHAMVS BLOEMAERT PICTOR/GEORGICOMIVS Æ. XLIII. 1610.; and on pelt below: ABRAHAMVS ille flos virum scecli decus/Scrutator artis, posthumæ famæ [?]udens/Reliquit hancce posteris imaginem/Timanthis arte cæteras dotes tegit./T. Schrevelius

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: Cum privil. Sa. Cæ M P. Morelsen pinxit ad vivum I. Matham Sculp/et excud

Markings

Watermark (not identified); verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 26842; MFA Jenkins Bequest stamp with accession number in graphite: 28642; in graphite: Abraham Bloemaert/by Jacob Matham after Paul Morelse/B. III, p. 177, 185; Matham; 4/-; 6156; in ink: 54630

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins (b. 1848 - d. 1917), Clinton, MA; August 1, 1917, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins